Ica Gruppen AB
ICA Gruppen AB, formerly Hakon Invest AB, is a Sweden-based company, which is primarily engaged in the food retail sector. The Group includes ICA Sweden and Rimi Baltic, which mainly conduct grocery retail; ICA Real Estate, which owns and manages properties; ICA Bank, which offers financial services, and Apotek Hjartat, which conducts pharmacy operations. The Group also includes two portfolio companies, Hemtex and inkClub. ICA Sweden operates in cooperation with independent retailers, who manage their own stores and have agreements with ICA Sweden in various areas, such as coordinated purchase, logistics, marketing communications and development. Rimi Baltic operates a chain of grocery stores in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania through the store formats Rimi Hypermarket, Rimi Supermarket, Supernetto and Saastumarket.